You Want Me to Do What: When Where and How to Draw the Line at Work
"This book will transform your business. Every manager, every assistant, every secretary, every human-resource director and headhunter MUST read it". -- Harvey MacKay, author of Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive
Today's administrative assistants and other office professionals have more responsibility. than ever -- and with it comes a whole new host of ethical dilemmas.
In the first book of its kind to address office support staff rather than management, business ethics expert Nan DeMars documents 100 provocative examples of complex office situations -- and offers thoughtful, practical solutions to each scenario. From how one should react to an office romance to what an assistant should do if asked to cover up a superior's error or lie on an expense report, this invaluable guide provides realistic advice that will help office professionals feel empowered while improving the ethical climate of their office -- and keep their jobs while they do it.
"Ethics are for everyone, not just a few. Nan's commonsense guidelines in this groundbreaking book will make the work-place a source of national pride and national regeneration". -- Gloria Steinem
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